Largest known stars (Stars over 700 solar radii)

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Largest known stars (Stars over 700 solar radii)

Post #1by nussun » 09.01.2020, 16:23

Here is my addon of the largest known stars. In this addon there are 53 stars all with a diameter of at least 700 solar radii. All sizes come from wikipedia.
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Post #2by Lafuente_Astronomy » 10.01.2020, 01:51

Is that a comparison addon, in which the stars are put side-by-side or is that an addon which adds the stars in their respective places according to RA, Dec and Distance?
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Post #3by Art Blos » 10.01.2020, 05:19

Lafuente_Astronomy wrote:Is that a comparison addon, in which the stars are put side-by-side or is that an addon which adds the stars in their respective places according to RA, Dec and Distance?
It was enough to download and make sure that the coordinates are real.
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Post #4by SevenSpheres » 10.01.2020, 18:52

There are a few things that Luke's addon has and yours doesn't, specifically TYC numbers (you can find them using SIMBAD; here is how to format them) and stellar companions for the stars in binary systems (e.g. HR 5171, VV Cephei). Also, why are you using a recolored M star texture for yellow hypergiants?
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Updated addon

Post #5by nussun » 05.02.2020, 14:56

I made a new version including the things SevenSpheres suggested
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Post #6by Joey P. » 06.02.2020, 06:02

I myself have already made a (controversial) largest stars addon.
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Post #7by Gurren Lagann » 06.02.2020, 13:32

You dont need to brag about it though, Joey. Please, grow up!
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Post #8by Anthony_B_Russo10 » 06.02.2020, 14:26

Yes Joey, please listen to Gurren.
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Post #9by Joey P. » 13.02.2020, 21:34

OK, I am growing up; just calm down people. Of course, I'm not intending on bragging.
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Post #10by Lafuente_Astronomy » 14.02.2020, 04:53

Joey P. wrote:OK, I am growing up; just calm down people. Of course, I'm not intending on bragging.

Then you have to prove it. Ensure that they can trust you now
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Largest known stars (Stars over 700 solar radii)

Post #11by MrSpace43 » 14.02.2020, 22:23

Nice addon. I decided to change the script a bit to give all the supergiants a new texture made using Universe Sandbox 2 Alpha 11.3, Snowfall's sphere painter, and Photoshop CS6 (mainly to assemble the texture and to change the color to reality). I also added in Antares with a modified size, as well as adding the texture.

VV Cephei System
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Post #12by Joey P. » 16.02.2020, 04:55

Nice for VV Cephei!
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Post #13by Anthony_B_Russo10 » 16.02.2020, 14:20

It's nice to see you back MrSpace.
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Post #14by MrSpace43 » 16.02.2020, 19:32

Joey P. wrote:Nice for VV Cephei!

It isn't just for VV Cephei, it's for all the red supergiants and hypergiants that are included in the addon, which was also edited to modify Antares too.
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Post #15by Joey P. » 17.02.2020, 03:15

OK.

Actually, it looks a lot like the red supergiant texture in Universe Sandbox 2.
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Post #16by MrSpace43 » 17.02.2020, 04:58

*facepalm* Oh my god. Read the comment that had the picture.
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Post #17by Anthony_B_Russo10 » 18.02.2020, 15:15

*facepalm*
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Post #18by Gurren Lagann » 18.02.2020, 19:39

*third facepalm*
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Post #19by MrSpace43 » 18.02.2020, 20:57

hashtag lol
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Post #20by Joey P. » 19.02.2020, 21:58

wow I'm so dumb
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